Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Son of Angola ex-president in custody

A son of Angola's long-serving former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos has been remanded in custody in connection with a $1.5bn (£1.1bn) embezzlement case. Prosecutors...

How Queen Nzinga of Angola fought and held off Portuguese control for over 30...

The Portuguese were the earliest European colonists to settle in Africa owing largely to the fascination of the ever-adventurous Portuguese prince, Henry the Navigator....

Angola sovereign fund probe: Swiss properties raided

A number of properties in Switzerland have been raided in connection with suspected money laundering involving Angola's $5bn sovereign wealth fund and central bank,...

Bid to get UK banks to reveal details about Angola cash

Angola's sovereign wealth fund has applied to a British court to order banks to reveal information about accounts held on its behalf. This is the...

Angola oil giant probes Isabel dos Santos graft claims

Angola’s state oil company has announced an investigation into “possible misappropriation” of funds by Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of the former president, during...

The exit of Africa’s richest woman could revitalise Angola’s cash cow

NEWS ANALYSIS Now we know: new Angolan president João Lourenço is not sitting idle while the descendants of former president José Eduardo dos Santos rule...

Former Angola president’s daughter sacked from state oil firm

The eldest daughter of former Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos has been sacked as chair of the board of the state-owned oil firm...

Paradise Papers: Angola’s Isabel Dos Santos ‘turned down by legal firm’

The legal firm at the centre of the Paradise Papers leak turned down business from Africa's richest woman, it has emerged. Appleby -the main source...

ANGOLA’S RULING PARTY REGAINS POWER BUT FACES LEGITIMACY QUESTIONS

Claudia Gastrow, University of Johannesburg The swearing in of the new Angolan parliament marks the first time in 38 years that Angola has a new president. João...

Sirleaf, dos Santos, Khama: African leaders waving ‘goodbye’ to U.N. Gen. Assembly

Three African leaders will be participating or sending representation to what will be their last official participation in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The UNGA kicks...

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Uebert Angel breaks rank, condemns violence in Zimbabwe…. makes call for peace

By Staff Reporter Spirit Embassy: GoodNews Church founder Uebert Angel has made an impassioned call for peace in Zimbabwe...

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